Taxis and Electric Mini Cabs may be driven only by holders of a driver’s tag which isissued by the Driver & Vehicles Licensing Unit of Transport Malta to applicants whosatisfy the following requirements:
In order to obtain this certificate, an applicant needs to:
MaltaCollegefor Arts, Science and Technology (MCAST);
Uponsuccessful completion of the aboveprocess, the applicant shall be issued with the certificate. Driver will then be required to attend a refresher training every 5 years.
Applicant shall present a medical certificate proving fitness for long term driving.
*Good repute and conduct
In order to satisfy the condition of good repute and conduct, an applicant shall authorize Transport Malta to obtain his/herCriminal Record from the Police. For this type of tag, a person shall not be deemed to be of good repute if that person has been:
1. found guilty of committing any crime contemplated in Title I of Part II of Book First of the Criminal Code or articles 198, 199, 203, 203A, 204, 204A, 204B, 204C, 205, 211, 212, 213, 217, 218, 220, 238(a), 245, 248B, 248C, 248D of the Criminal Code;
2. sentenced in the last ten years, to imprisonment, for a term or terms, of or exceeding, in the aggregate, for one month or to a fine or fines which in the aggregate amount to at least four thousand euro (€4,000) for committing one or more crimes connected with violence, or was serving such a sentence or part thereof within such ten-year period;
3. sentenced, in the last five years to imprisonment, for whatever term, or to a fine or fines which in the aggregate amount to at least one thousand euro (€1,000), for committing a crime or crimes in terms of the Traffic Regulation Ordinance or a crime or crimes in terms of any regulation made thereunder or a crime or crimes in terms of the Act or a crime or crimes in terms of any regulation made under the Act; or
4. found guilty of committing any corresponding offence under any law of a country or territory outside Malta:
Applicants who are found to satisfy all the above requirements will be issued with:
Such tags are valid for five years, at the end of which period applicant shall be required to attend a refresher training and prove continued compliance with the condition of good repute and conduct.
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